Greek Riots: The veneer of civilization is very thin indeedSubmitted by Michael Nystrom on Tue, 12/09/2008 - 01:57
These scenes look like something out of the future America portrayed in The Army of the Republic, but they're happening right now in Greece:
The catalyst for the nationwide riots was the shooting of a Greek youth by police, but clearly the root cause runs much deeper. A hidden violence and rage is boiling just beneath the veneer of western civilization. The storm that is brewing will engulf the world. The Greek riots are just a preview of what will be coming to large American cities as the Second Great Depression deepens.